Presentation highlights the various factors than define great cities. Hyderabad, capital of Andhra Pradesh state, India has emerged as a great city on account of various factors. This presentation highlights the various factors that make Hyderabad a great city. Presentation also deals with the contribution of cities to the economy of the state and country, role of urban planning and infrastructre- which are key pillars for a making a great city. Details of infrastructure in Hyderabad are also presented.